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Joseph Lewis Hogg

Full Name: Joseph Lewis Hogg
Birth date: September 13, 1806
Death date: May 16, 1862

Terms of Service

  • Senate, 1st (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) Legislature
    2/16/1846 - 5/4/1846
(1) CHEROKEE COUNTY. "Cherokee County was marked off from Nacogdoches County on April 11, 1846, and was organized on July 13 of that year, with the town of Rusk as the county seat. " Handbook of Texas Online .
(2) Whig. Table of members of the 1st Legislature, The Texas Democrat (Austin, Texas), 5/20/1846, p. 3, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries) .
(3) 1st Legislature - Granted leave of absence for remainder of session, 5/4/1846, p. 293. Senate Journal .
(4) 1st Legislature - Drawing for Terms of Office and Classification of Senators, 3/3/1846, p. 60. Drew "first class" (2-year term). Senate Journal .
(5) 1st Legislature - District of Nacogdoches, Rusk, and Houston, Isaac Parker and Jos. L. Hogg. Roll of Senators, oath of office administered, 2/16/1846, p. 4. Senate Journal .
(6) Description of drawing of terms for Senators, first-class two-year terms and second-class four-year terms, 3/3/1846, p. 180. The Texas Senate: Volume I, Republic to Civil War, 1836-1861 1990.

Biographical Notes and Resources

Other Resources

  • Biographical sketch, p. 103. Father of Texas Governor Jim Hogg. Moved to Texas in 1839 and settled at Nacogdoches. Biographical Directory of the Texan Conventions and Congresses, 1832-1845 1942.
  • HOGG, JOSEPH LEWIS (1806-1862). "In 1839 he moved to Cherokee County, Texas, where he established a law practice near Nacogdoches." Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Texas Mounted Volunteers, 2nd Regiment, Mexican War. Lone Star Defenders, Captain, became Company C, of 3rd Texas Cavalry. Confederate States Army, appointed Colonel by Governor Edward Clark to organize East Texas troops; appointed Brigadier General on 2/14/1861, "died on May 16 [1862], having never donned a Confederate uniform." Handbook of Texas Online .
  • Biographical information in son John W. Hogg's biographical sketch, pp. 286-288; account of Capt. George Stevens, son John Hogg, and Jennings Brothers' fight on the Wichitas, pp. 195-197. Pioneer History of Wise County: From Red Men to Railroads - Twenty Years of Intrepid History 1907.
  • Biographical sketch, p. 53. Texans Who Wore the Gray 1907.
  • Biographical sketch and portrait, pp. 7, 77, 82, Plate No. 13. Texas in the War, 1861-1865 1965.
  • Biographical sketch, p. 169, questioning Texas Democrat's designation of him as Whig. The Texas Senate: Volume I, Republic to Civil War, 1836-1861 1990.

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